How to protect your corporate culture from a high-performing jerk

What do you do when you have an employee who is a dream come true at his or her specialty, but a nightmare to coworkers and customers (a.k.a. a high-performing jerk)? Is it wise to tolerate bad behavior because the metrics are great? Or is the cost too high? You know the type. The bully. … Read More

Why and how high-tenure executives repackage themselves

Why does a corporate executive with a long successful tenure at a giant like Amazon leave? That’s what Ian Freed did. He had led Amazon’s Kindle and Fire phone teams, but he walked away at the end of 2017 to work at a nonprofit, according to Jason Del Rey, senior editor for Recode. The nonprofit, … Read More

Listen and learn: 7 professional development podcasts we love

Podcasts are a great free resource for professional development. They come in a vast diversity of topics, formats, and personalities, and we can access them anywhere and anytime. Some are informational and others are inspirational. Because there are so many professional development podcasts available, it can be challenging to know where to start. We’ll recommend … Read More

5 ways to support & develop women in the workplace

Women in the workplace want and need the same treatment and opportunities as men. Yet even with laws in place to protect the rights of women at work, the playing field is still far from level, no matter what we would like to believe. We are living in a time of heightened attention to what … Read More